MultiChoice Africa would like to inform the general public and all television broadcasters that ONLY SuperSport International has rights to air the ‘Fight of the Century’ bout taking place this weekend between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao in Sub-Saharan Africa.

From this Saturday, 2nd of May, DStv will air the super-fight on SS6 and SS6 HD to enable all DStv Premium viewers to watch the action in High Definition. The build-up to the live event will begin at 8pm and headed by former boxer, Brian Mitchell, with a professional record of 45-1-3 and a panel that includes Phillip Ndou, who fought Mayweather in 2003, and legendary referee Stan Christodoulou. Viewers will also be treated to breaking news, extensive behind-the-scenes coverage, documentaries, one-on-ones with Mayweather and Pacquiao, plus past fight highlights involving the pair.

The rights also include live streaming, which is available to Premium subscribers on the SuperSport app. The build-up will culminate in The Fight of the Century which will air from the early hours of Sunday on May 3rd.

No other television station/event organiser or entity shall screen this boxing match on any other programme or channel in a public place or free-to-air, live or repeated, without the authorisation of MultiChoice since this will be in violation of the directives governing the distribution of programmes and television channels. It furthermore interferes with and infringes upon the programme and channel distribution rights and arrangements of third parties.

SuperSport’s knock-out build-up programming to ‘The Fight of the Century’ includes:

PLEASE NOTE: SuperSport advises fight fans to set their alarm clocks for 4:30am CAT as the big Las Vegas bouts typically start at any time between 5:15am and 6am CAT.

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